The threat of terror is still very highEstonian news
- Brexit to deliver a blow to EU budgetEstonian newsDirector General of the European Commission's Department for Regional and Urban Policy Marc Lemaitre says, when talking about the future of structural funds, that Estonia has been one of the main beneficiaries of EU subsidies since joining the union. However, Estonia should be prepared for new circumstances from 2020.
- The biggest risk is not taking risksEstonian newsOwner of LHV bank Rain Lõhmus says that one needs to always take risks and keep in mind that every venture cannot succeed. The bank is set to continue its expansion in Estonia after its first year on the stock market. Lõhmus referred to the climb of LHV's stock price since May of last year as having exceeded expectations.
- Editorial: Estonians up in armsEstonian newsEstonia has above 27,000 weapons owners in possession of some 68,000 hunting, sports and self defence guns. Initial applications for permits are sharply up this year with six month figures exceeding 2012 and nearly equaling 2013 totals. The reasons vary from the EU trend towards toughening gun laws to the added sense of security.
- Brexit throws Estonia towards hurried EU presidencyEstonian newsLate last night, Council of the European Union announced its decision to move Estonia's presidency to an earlier term by half a year i.e. for the fall of 2017. At Government Office secretariat responsible for the presidency, work towards that end is in full swing. What, for us, will be the difference?